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today california leaders say the solution can be found in what happened on election day. >> on this veterans day, congresswoman nancy pelosi saluted the service of our veterans but spoke extensively about the fiscal cliff. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we he to do it with growth, contraction of jobs and cuts and revenue. >> when she returns to washington, she'll be facing a house of representatives still led by republicans who continue to dig their heals in against raising taxes on the wealthy. >> the american people have spoken. the president made tax fairness a center pee -- center northeastpiece of his campaign. >> a sentiment he can bowed by the governor. >> our correct as nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block, and, yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be addressed and so also revenue, and revenue means taxes. >> brown championed proposition 30. it passed last week and will raise $6 million a year by slightly hiking sales taxes and raising income taxes on high-wage earners. >> i can tell you in california, you can
it on "varney & company" and california voted overwhelmingly democratic and voters raised taxes on themselves. the head of the state's republican party is here to defend this. >> 2014 and 16 is going to be the bottom for the democrat we have eight of the ten worst foreclosure areas in the country and californians can't afford to bail out sacramento so when they turn this down, jerry brown is going to have to decide to cut back on government and keep in mind, he's grown government over the last two years if you can believe it so i think the democrats are headed to a very difficult state, especially after this tax increase is turned down. is wt drives us to broadcast the world's biggest events in 3d, or live to your seat high above the atlantic ocean. it's what drives us to create, batteries that power tomorrow's cars, nearlyndestructible laptops, and the sustainable smart towns of the future. at panasonic, wee driven to make what matters most better. just another way we're engineering a better world for you. i took my son fishing every year. we had a great sp, not easy to find, but worth it. b
the pentagon is facing. california's vote for higher taxes for schools. carter evans talks to teachers and kids. >> we want to have a good life, we want to have great careers. >> glor: and on this veteran's day lee cowan hears from parents who lost their only child to a man wearing an afghan army uniform. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor, two days after the abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus more details are emerging about the chain of events that lead to his departure. we begin tonight with bob orr in washington. >> good luck, sir. >> reporter: sources say the down fall of c.i.a. director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the f.b.i., uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell after she sent harassing messages to another woman who broadwell thought was too close to petraeus. source have identified the second woman as 37-year-old jill kelley of the tampa area. cbs news has been told kelley is a civilian who does work for the u.s. central command. petraeus headed the centr
california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> andelp wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages and benefits by more than a fourth. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs forced that say strike could lay off most of its 18,000 employees. >>> there are warnings this more than that the airlines may be forced to retire pilots. and new rules next summer will require that new pilots have a huge amount of
the longest commute in california? california watch is reporting that designation goes to contra costa county. people who live in contra costa county spend an average of 32.8 minutes in their cars every day. in contra costa county, 17% of the people travel an hour or more to get to work. compared to humboldt, the average commute is about 17 minutes. around the state, fewer than one in 10 california residents commute for more than an hour. >>> speaking of commuting, let's check in with sal. many people have the day off for veterans day so i'm thinking it will be lieser -- lighter than unusual. let's take a look at some of -- at some of these commutes. you will be able to tell immediately at the toll plaza where it is light. you don't have to worry about getting into the city. there's certainly people out there. same thing with san francisco, northbound 101 traffic looks good. no problems on 280. on the nimitz freeway. 7:08. let's go to steve it's cold. yes, yes, yes. but not as cold as sunday morning when we had clear skies. saw a little ice out there. colder start, though, for many. we had a
mother of two, this message was drawn in chalk on her driveway. >> ama: california senator dianne feinstein, the head of the senate intelligence committee, says she was unaware of the news about the scandal involving petraeus until he announced his resignation it today she said she learned about the matter from the media last week. >> i had not been told there was an affair. what i'd been told is that there was somebody else that he was -- he knew and was close to, and that mrs. broadwell sent these threatening e-mails to her, and she was frightened, and she went to the fbi. >> ama: feinstein says she has now been briefed by the fbi but want knows why the bureau didn't notify her sooner because of national security implications. >>> police are still looking for man they say tried to run down an officer with a car this afternoon. officers had suspected the man of breaking into cars in the bay view district. after apparently trying to one he officer down, he got out of the car and it appears he ran into a construction site at third street. police brought in a dog to look for him and
folks heat healthier. the real reason for this, state of california ask can no longer afford meat. they'll add food stamp tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday. politicians don't care. they just care about remaking society through intrusion. how hilarious that the left accuses the right invading the bedrooms as they climb on your plate. call for a been a on meats in california to fight obesity. ignore demand and forcing a pricier inevitable alternative. the poor stomach that. this is solyndra for your belly, which is why i feel like throwing up. meatless monday, good idea, bat idea? good/bad? >> juan: let me ask you a question. >> greg: sure. >> juan: you used to smoke. >> greg: i smoke periodically when i'm nervous. >> juan: is it a good idea to raise taxes on cigarettes to disincident americans from smoking? >> greg: i don't like it either. >> juan: smoking rates have gone down. >> greg: that's because we can't smoke certain places. >> dana: why do we want people to eat less meat? >> juan: my doctor said after you deal with cancer, maybe you should eat less red meat. >> greg: weight lo
stores, bel air markets and nob hill foods in california and nevada. stay with abc7 morning news coming up amy hollyfield will buy the latest. >>> police in union city investigating the death of a money whose body was found in a trash bin a woman discovered the -- the injured man while taking out her garbage yesterday morning she called authorities who rushed him to a hospital where he died. police are pursuing active leads. >>> san francisco police still looking for a man they say tried to ram an officer with a car police attempted to stop the man yesterday after he was suspected of breaking into a vehicle. he ran into a construct site after getting out of his car police dog joined the search for the man in the building at third street, officers surrounded the building for a short time as well. >>> family in monterey county hopes you can help them fan a missing woman who suffers from alzheimer's. -- them find a miss woman who suffers from alzheimer's disease she was last seen 2:45 thursday afternoon he is 5'6, weighs 220 pounds. police say she was last seen driving a white 20 lexus gs.
frustration amplified after learning the california highway patrol conducted no investigation after the bus drivers exposed critical problems. >> do you feel the california highway patrol let you, the drivers and the students down? oh, yeah, definitely. they sure did. when you transport special needs children. you let us down big time. >> reporter: the decision to fire you, what does it say about durham in. >> they don't care. they just wanted me out. because i supposedly lied. i didn't lie. you have the proof right there, tony. i want my job back. i want to go back and see my children that i transport every day and that they miss me. they call me miss lorraine. some of them call me mama. mama lorraine.wn >> in the letter to ramirez she said she was fired for violating company policy. ramirez was told if she talks to nbc bay area again she would be fired. for the record she did not talk again until after she was fired. if you have a tip for an investigative unit call 888-996-tips or send an e-mail to the unit at nbc bay area.com. >>> the recent rain and cooler temperatures mean an end to t
said the country could learn from california voters, prop 30 passed hiking sales taxes and raising taxes on people making $250,000 or more. >> our credibility as a governing, a nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block. yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be embraced so also is revenue, revenue means taxes. >> reporter: sergio quinn tan that, abc7 news. >>> in a -- few hours free event in oakland will offer help for struggling homeowners banks are participating in a clinic, homeowners can get help with loan moderation -- modifications and other options. the clinic opens 10 this morning at oakland marriott convention center. go to abc7news.com. >>> update on story we brought last week missing historic cross found in the bay area has been resurrected in the mojave desert. the land became federal property in '94 and the cross became the center of a legal dispute cut off at the base and vanished two years ago. last week it was found in san mateo county and the cross was rededicated yesterday. >>> there are still questions surrounding the sudden resi
here. so it is interesting. but it's sad. it's too bad. >> reporter: california senator dianne feinstein is chairman. senate intelligence committee. she is calling the fbi's handling of the investigation into question. >> i mean this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told. there is a way to do it. >> although petraeus has resigned, he may still be called to testify. stify. >>> making headlines this morning, police are still on the hunt for the men wanted in a shooting of a restaurant manager. investigators say the manager of a taco bell confronted some people who were fighting in the parking lot early sunday morning and was shot during the scuffle. he got back into the restaurant and two employees called 911. the man is still listed in critical condition. >>> one man is dead after a shooting in lewisdale, maryland. police were called to charleston place and drexel street sunday morning. they found edwin loyola. he was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital. >>> later this morning, the superintendent of montgom
away as california and canada. >> it's probably more damage than i've ever seen. >> reporter: joe mauer, a supervisor with southern california edison was part of a wave of utility workers flown in by the military to restore power. in many areas, crews have to go house to house, inspecting fuse boxes and circuit breakers. any damaged ones have to be replaced or risk an explosion. >> mother nature's a lot stronger than anything we can build. the good thing is we can put it back up. >> reporter: what's the hardest thing to look at? >> the whole thing. the whole thing. all of it. >> reporter: smith is one of 150,000 homeowners who have filed a sandy-related insurance claim. she had no flood insurance so her carrier is giving her only $5,000. >> i want my home fixed. i want to be able to live here. i lived here all my life. i don't want to move out. i don't want go someplace strange and start all over. >> reporter: local leaders hope 50 licensed inspectors will go through these neighborhoods tomorrow replacing corroded fuse boxes. fema would pick up the tab. but, scott, no one knows when lig
and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. shu showers and thunderstorms, cleveland to detroit. nashville, new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection. and the northwest. >>> here is a cool story from port saint lucie, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fa
california senate senator is calling for a congressional investigation into the inquiry into the petraeus scanned. >> there are a number of things to consider and the first of which was there any kind of national security breach? to-date there was not. >> senator feinstein said that when she called general preventaus personally he admitted to the affair. petraeus is no longer expected to testify before congress about the deadly raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, but congressman lynnwoodey graham says the truth cannot come out out him. >> more than ahoun military members home in time for the veteran's day. we'll taking you on board their coast guard cutter to celebrate this important day. >>> we pay-it-forward, you know? you all kram to us in our dire need. >>> also more relief on the east coast in the aftermath of the superstorm and the helping hand from those who have been there before nfl a short-lived hope on hockey fans. the latest on the player lockout. . >> apexplosion leveled two homes and almost destroyed several others last night in indianapolis. the blast killed
, i know congressman duncan hunter calling from california, he and i are writing a letter. we encouraged our colleagues to sign that letter to the administration, requiring them to comply with the intent of the law. it is unfortunate we have to do that. hopefully we will see some changes in that regard. thank you. >> thank you very much. in march, we are going to hold a jobs fair for veterans. it is interesting. there is an incredible amount of folks that come up. was meeting with franchiser this morning. they have a new initiative to help veterans get inside that business. we are excited by what that means. he mentioned 244,000 claims. do you keep track of the acceptance rate? do you submit them? how often do they make it through the system successfully? >> thank you. it takes so long for them to travel through the system. it is impossible for us to keep an accurate accounting of how many did not. i will tell you that at the board of veterans' appeals, we keep track of the claims that are returned. it breaks down how many claims every year. they did not break them down by the
from southern california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. >>> well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and
. we will talk about him later. host: back in 1984 -- guest: the republican party in california is a mirror of the party, and a sense that they lost track of where the country was moving. it was their extreme right wing philosophy and policies which do not match. host: why is that a mirror image of what we are dealing with today? guest: we have had a hard time convincing latinos to register and to vote. an anti-immigration initiative on the ballot. they registered, and now they are a power in california, as they are in other states. you go out and you oppose the dream backact. -- opposed the dream act -- mitt romney saying people should self-deport, sell their house and go back to mexico? you cannot win latino votes when you make war against them. host: one supporting mitt romney in this election said they need to go after hispanic support in 2016. guest: i once thought that man you mentioned was one of the rising stars. when he left the party, i did not buy his reasons for doing so. i did not think republicans should write off the african americans at all. talking about improvi
to portland and boise. frost and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms, from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> so beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection and the northwest. >>> and here's a cool story from port st. lucie, florida, a special honor for a very special kid. >> that kid is ha keen daily. he is suffering from cerebral palsy and is confined a wheel chark but it's clear that he has lots of friends at port st. lucie centennial high school. >> one of the friends, a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair with a little help and walking publicly for the first time ever. >> that's fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> yes, yes. >>> coming up next, our tribute to the nation's veterans. a very special interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >>> th
, california's lawmakers are sharing their concerns. good evening, thank you for joining us, i'm ama daetz. it's been less than a week since election day and everything is shifting to the fiscal cliff. when lawmakers return to washington it's not clear if the results will erase any gridlock on capitol hill. here's the details. >> the fiscal cliff describes a combination of across the board cuts to social programs and military s
. >> a senior citizen home in california is under fire for two people died. >> the care giver picked poison mushroom and used them to make the folks a home made soup. they say no foul play was intended. but the victim's loved ones are upset that more is not done about the case. >> brian: are coffee beans disappearing? rising temperatures could wipe oud wild coffee beans and those are the favorite and the shortage could ruin coffee exporters like ethiopia and columbia and blazil it is a warning for the coffee growers; you don't want to be short. >> steve: you just don't. >> gretchen: the capitol of the world declaring monday meatless. the los angeles city council encouraging people to go veggie on the first work way. it is a regulation that can not be enforced. you are meatless on monday regularly. >> brian: yes, a lot of people on pure protein diets are not happy about this. >> steve: it is tastey. >> brian: protein mania. >> steve: beef for breakfast. we'll see what is happening on the weather. portions of america's dairy land storms are moving out . down through the tennessee valley and g
warmer than yesterday. we have some wet weather and taxing northern california but that system is breaking apart and will remain dry in the bay area. tomorrow slightly warmer with temperatures up in the '60s and wednesday's we could see some blows '70s but wet weather at the end of the workweek. i work the to the timing in when you leave your umbrella coming up in just a bit. >> you have already given up the secret to the light traffic, many people have the day off. traffic is much lighter than usual on the 1 01 northbound. are the reason is because it is light traffic through south bay. there are few areas of slowing on the 1 01 and 285 but much lighter than usual. the east bay is just a little slowing on interstate 580 but again much much lighter than usual. no major delays >> as far as killing her up this morning least knows that the gas prices are down. the state average is $3.85 a gallon. now you're just appropriately. he had the glasses and a coat. >> put the money you're saving on gas prices you will have to spend on a winter coat because it is freezing out here. $3.85 i
weak a sniper school not in training in bridgeport, california. following pairs foundation of north carolina for infantry training. after that i went off to hawaii for the next four years. and this is where i also went to sniper school. so after attending sniper school, quickly shipped off to iraq. i didn't get to complete my tour because i was bitten on my right hand by an enemy spider and i suffered severe nerve damage. i want to let everyone in this room know that the enemy will stop at nothing. they even train their spiders to guide us. so he turned back on for two years of additional training and trying to get my head back and this is when i became a sniper team leader charging five other marines and their out of mojave viper, training to go back to iraq. nick dennis archer what can said we need five volunteers to go to afghanistan. a separate submission? he said we don't know. just a 25 volunteers had appeared a race by hand and said to go. i ended up being assigned to small team of advisers were going to act as advisers to the afghan national army. this is not used in normal
plans to run 15 miles a day five days a week from california to maine running through 21 states in eight months looking to raise $2 million for veterans and wounded warriors. >> i think that's great. >> bill: it is great. >> a lot of running. >> bill: you hear about people like this and you're glad somebody else is doing it. thank you dan. >> dan, one question for you what do you think the price of a ticket for the first james bond film was compared to the price for the latest one? >> now a movie ticket is from $10 to $15. probably $1.25. >> the fact that it is the most -- has the biggest grossing number may not be all that significant. the question is how many tickets did it sell? >> okay. here is the mathematician. >> the budget guy. >> bill: okay. how bad is the fiscal cliff? >> it is terrible. this would the worst policy put in place since the end of the first depression. we went to austerity too early. we pushed the economy back into a recession. this would reduce gdp by about 3 percentage points. maybe
. a california woman has been fired from her job after using a racial slur against president obama on facebook and writing, maybe he will get assassinated this term denise helms later explained her comments in an interview. >> the assassination part is harsh. i am not saying that i would do that, not by any means, but if it was to happen, i would not care one bit. >> the post was part a barrage of racist references to president obama on social media following his re-election last week. republican tea party member alan westin is unwilling to can see defeat to patrick murphy, even though the state of florida says that he lost. election officials in one county are reportedly recounting some early votes. on friday, a florida judge denied a request to impound ballots and voting machines. the supreme court has announced it will hear challenges to a key provision on the landmark voting rights act of 1965. the case centers on a section of the law that requires many state and local governments with a history of discrimination to get federal approval before altering voting procedures. the money transfer
down the street here. so it is up resting. but it's sad. it is too bad. >> reporter: california senator dianne feinstein is chairman of the senate intelligence committee. she is calling the fbi's handling of the investigation into question. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told. there is a way to do it. >> fine tine said she does not believe the general's resignation had anything to do with his schedule testimony. congress may create a joint select committee to investigate the time line of event in this whole matter. despite stepping down, general pet ray also could be subpoenaed to testify about the benghazi attack. >> thank you. >>> some other stop stories this morning, former d.c. councilman kwame brown will be sentenced tomorrow. he reseened from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail. but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a sprawpt manager is fighting for his life -- a restaurant manager is fighting for his li
that takes him from the west coast of california to the east coast of maine. the marine is running 3,600 miles, and each step is tracked by a smoartphone app that marks his every move. what's on a much bigger screen inspired the long-distance run. >> i've seen "forrest gump" many, many times. >> reporter: the classic military man fulfilled his duty. o'toole spent months on the ground in afghanistan and in haiti helping earthquake victims. >> i'm getting excited to be on the road here. >> reporter: now o'toole is at the virginia sports medicine institute training. the goal is to finish 15 miles five days a week for eight months. he recruited some of his family and friends to help get his plan up and running. >> the majority, i'd say 99% are alexandrians, and built a wonderful organization here. >> reporter: he hopes the marathon run will bring attention to veteran causes. >> one of my friends had come back, and some of the things he had been dealing with as far as depression, anxiety, actually ended up taking his own life because of it. suicide is probably one of the major -- or is th
on a california freeway. what two motorists did that has people calling them heroes. we'll show you that story. >>> as rich mentioned, a favorite snack in jeopardy. your favorite snack? rick: i've been known to have a twinkie or two. jenna: now or then, right? rick: sure. who hasn't? jenna: apparently the twinkie is in jeopardy. why it could be the end of the road for twinkies next. rick: no. you can't argue with nutrition you can see. great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam? more pcessed flakes look nothing like natural grains. i'm eating what i kn is better nutrition. mmmm. great grains. search great grains and see for yourself. or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. music: "make someone happy" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make someo
, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we check our u.s. satellite radar, there's a front stretching from the great lakes all the way down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures. even a little snow in the upper elevations. look for a lot of wet weather also in the pacific northwest with some mountain snows there. can you see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo. look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system though, warmer conditions, snow back through the >>> that's right. we're the pick city. good morning to you. 8:06 now from oakland to san francisco, clear conditions this morning to start. you notice ripples on the bay as winds are picking up. winds will warm us up today. as we head through the afternoon, highs in the 60s. it is 43 in napa. 43 in livermore. the climb continues up to 72 by wednesday. then the rain arrives and cools us off thursday and friday. >> that's your latest weather. i wonder who went to ohio university. ♪ stand up and cheer ♪ stand up and cheer for -- never mind. comin
have for you. pick city of the day. oakland, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we as we check our u.s. satellite radar. there's a front stretching from the great lakes down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures, even snow in upper elevations. look for wet weather with some mountain snows there. you can see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo it look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system, though, warmer conditions. snow back through the cascades and the wasatch mountains. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we've got the sun up. mostly clear sky over washington. points west, there is a lot of cloudiness beginning to move in. that's ahead of a front that will bring in some rain likely late tonight and into tomorrow. between now and then, a rapid warm-up. it's chilly now, around 50 degrees, with some patchy fog will which dissipate shortly. later today, up eaper 60s. some showers tonight, then sun tomorrow afternoon, mu
in the california dessert after vandalism and years of court fights. gregg: plus breaking developments in the middle east. israel firing on syria this morning. we'll have a live report from the israeli-syrian border just ahead. martha: also a massive explosion in a quiet suburb kills two people and destroys at least 30 homes. so what caused this? we're live with the latest in that mystery. >> it woke me up and i pulled up and it is just kept shaking. then i, it is crumbling. the house is going to crumble on us. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. [ male announcer ] there's the sign to the bullpen. here he comes. you wouldn't want your doctor doing your job, the pitch! so why are you doing his? whoa! only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach ac can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescript
virginia, vice president, nancy brown from california. national secretary, mary buckler from indiana. we also have several national past president of the american legion auxiliary joining us today. i would like for them to stand and be recognized. with us today is the national commander of the sons of the american legion. chris huntsinger from pennsylvania b. please, standing recognize. in addition, several of the men present ticket their lives to be national commander of the sons of the american legion. gentlemen, would you please stand and be recognized? most importantly, i would like to take this opportunity to introduce and thank my wonderful wife vicki and, my best friend. vicki? [applause] a month from now u.s. citizens will go to the polls across the country and cast ballots in the general election. we will be focused on the grate lansky beyond the beltway. that is where i come from. that is where you will find the american legion. you will find the american legion in rural towns of the west may have -- helping veterans meet the four-hour trip to a medical center. boasting more th
on federal land in california's no heavy i have desert until it was removed, ordered down because it was unconstitutional. veterans capping a landmark case. we brought it to you when it went all the way to the supreme court. >> it's been a 13-year battle, and a lot of ups and downs. we've been told it has to come down, and we cried over that, and then we heard, oh, no, it can stay. we're just so happy to have it resolved finally. >> this country has a special place, a special place in their heart for veterans, for their sacrifice. and this cross is something special, and it's sacred round. shannon: the one-acre site has been turned over to the private hands to the veterans of foreign wars and a big thanks to our vet anns -- veterans today as we celebrate on monday. >>> things can get tense at 200 miles an hour as nascar drivers battle it out. but a little bit of road rage led led to fist flying off the track. they're clearing the benches! >> reporter: this thing was crazy. it went from trading paint to trading blows very quickly. it was supposed to be the last lap at the phoenix i
. panetta has been working on these issues for quite some time with you and the area in central california. by the way, thank you for support on the veterans skills jon that was assigned this week into the law a good bipartisan effort that we worked on. after our afghanistan try and another issue that came up during the same trip was working with our veterans that on the active duty with the general bostick afterwards he had said that this is the number one issue the evaluation process before they get discharged making sure not a day goes by that they are having to wait for disability or the issue of 20,000 non-deployable men and women that are disabled on active duty, so he said was the number-one issue dealing with the legislative issue that needs to be fixed back in 1940 and the question that i would have to you is what can we get done and what would be your recommendation and what is the legislative fix that you need us to pass the would help with this overall disability evaluation system? >> my view is that one of the most important things we can do is address the wounded warriors and
. we know from the court documents in the samsung case in california that apple made an offer for samsung to pay a royalty to settle all patent disputes. samsung didn't take it. the royalty offer was a high one. apple has been consistent in saying that it would be willing to settle under the appropriate conditions. >> tony, which is more important? hardware war or the platform war that you believe it is waging with google and amazon? >> i think the two are hard to separate because increasingly the platform drives sales of the hardware. when people are buying an iphone versus a samsung galaxy 3s, they are deciding i want to be on the ios platform or i want to be on the android platform. so i think the two are very, very linked. apple is pursuing litigation on the patent side because it believes that it can up end momentum from android and believes that its patents were violated and believes it should have compensation for it. >> if the setmelement the settl with samsung over the long-term in. >> samsung sold nearly 200 million smartphones over the last 12 months. they probably
former chair of the california democratic party. i do not know what is going to happen there. i believe nancy pelosi will remain and should remain the democratic leader of the house. i do not know that -- i have not heard any talk about a challenge. the last thing the democrats need is an internal squabble. they picked up some seats. the got the white house and the senate. i think there agenda ought to be on moving forward with the issues we have talked about. climate change, immigration reform, and text reform and not internal squabbling. >> our guest is bill press. >> might show is radio and tv. on current tv 3 hours. i will tell you what channel is and is simulcast on progress if talk stations nationwide. if you are lucky enough to have a progressive talk station wyck in madison, wisconsin, you can listen to the show or see it on current tv. host: ron from columbus georgia, independent line. caller: good morning. i do agree with your comment about campaign is over, let's govern. but i am a veteran and i've been a company commander and my point is this, i cannot call my boss and say i
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